Robberies reported near Fell’s Point waterfront; bank vault robbed

Robbery
S. Ann St., unit block, Nov. 16, 9:25 p.m. The victim said that she had just parked her car and was walking toward Ann St. when a suspect stepped out of the alley and demanded her bag. She handed him her purse, and also gave up another bag, and two suspects fled.
S. Bethel St., 100 block, Nov. 16, 9:35 p.m. The victim said that she was walking in the rear of the location when two suspects walked up to her. One put his hand on her shoulder and an unknown object to her side and stated, “I am not going to hurt you; I just want the dough.” She told him she had no money; he took money from her. The other suspect told him to hurry up. The first suspect took the battery from her phone and threw her purse before fleeing.
Eastern Ave., 1500 block, Nov. 16, 9:40 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking, the suspects approached her from behind. One struck her in the back of the head and grabbed her purse off her shoulder. The suspects fled.
S. Wolfe St., 800 block, Nov. 16, 11:55 p.m. A man told police he was jogging in the block when two suspects approached, one of whom produced a knife and demanded his money. The other suspect attempted to take the victim’s money from his pockets. The victim ran; one of the suspects unsuccessfully attempted to chase him. During a search of the area, the suspects were found, identified by the victim, and arrested by police.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3400 block, Nov. 17, 9:45 a.m. A woman said that she was walking with her phone in her hand when the suspect approached her from behind, grabbed the back of her neck, pushed her head forward and grabbed her purse strap. The suspect then pulled her backward, and she fell to the ground. He pulled her on the ground for a couple feet, kicked her, grabbed her wallet and phone, and fled.
Fleet St., 1700 block, Nov. 20, 8:44 p.m. The victim said that while he was working alone, stocking the shelves, a masked suspect entered, said that he had a gun, and demanded “all the money.” The victim fell to the ground. The suspect placed a hard object to his back and allowed him to stand. The victim dumped the contents of the register into the suspect’s bag. After more money was obtained from the store’s office, the victim and suspect began struggling with each other, at which time the victim was hit in the head. The report ends here.
E. Lombard St., 3800 block, Nov. 21, 12:28 p.m. The suspect was seen in the store carrying a backpack. She approached the counter, and the victim asked to check the bag. “You don’t need to check my bag,” said the suspect, getting loud. She walked to the front door, and a struggle ensued. She pushed the victim and fled, but was later found and arrested.
S. Eaton St., 100 block, Nov. 22, 8:20 a.m. The bank manager said that as she was letting in a teller, a suspect forced his way inside. Another suspect then also entered. The first suspect pulled out a handgun; victims were ordered into the back room. The teller felt a hard object against her neck and was ordered to open the vault. The vault was opened, and one of the suspects started removing property. The victims were ordered to stay on the floor. The suspects fled.

Burglary
N. Lakewood Ave., 500 block, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. An unknown suspect jumped the rear fence, broke the rear window and took two TVs, two video game systems and two tablets.
N. Chester St., unit block, Nov. 16, 6:10 p.m. An unknown male trying to gain entry through the rear second floor window fled upon being seen by the victim.
N. Belnord Ave., 200 block, Nov. 16, 10:50 p.m. The victim came home and the glass of his rear door was broken. He heard a commotion and believes he saw a man, but he didn’t get a good look.
Dundalk Ave., 1000 block, Nov. 17, 12:50 a.m. The store’s night manager went to the bathroom, and when he came out he saw a woman fleeing from the office, off-limits to customers. Taken was $2,000 in cash.
N. Haven St., 100 block, Nov. 17, 9 a.m. The victim returned home to find his front door pried open and safe and guns missing.
E. Fairmount Ave., 2400 block, Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. The victims returned to find that their rear door had been forced and a lot of property had been stolen.
Bank St., 1700 block, Nov. 18, 8:45 a.m. A woman said that she came home and her rear kitchen window had been forced open, breaking the lock. Taken was jewelry, a laptop and coins.
N. Linwood Ave., 100 block, Nov. 18, 11 a.m. A woman said that she found her back door kicked in and her house ransacked. Taken were a laptop and a spare set of car keys.

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